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I have been using Lubriderm daily moisture with SPF 15 for a while now.

I have recently picked up Neutrogena Sunblock Lotion SPF 45 Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB with Parsol 1789

Is it a bad idea to use the Sunblock (Neutrogena) instead of a the Daily Moisturizer (Lubriderm)? If it is, then why?

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I think it's fantastic that you're looking at sunscreen options.
Without looking up the Neutrogena one, I'm just going to assume it's strictly a sunblock. Your Lubriderm, while it has less SPF, will give you moisturizing benefits on top of sun protection.
Keep using your moisturizer with SPF15, and then before you head out in the sun you can use your neutrogena. Don't forget though, your SPF 15 will only last about 2 hours or less. You can't depend on your first application to get you through the day (or even all of the morning!)
 

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IME, many sunblocks have a moisturizing enough base to them that I can use them as both moisturizer+sunscreen (but only if they are SPF30+ for me). I only added a separate moisturizer when I realized my skin was looking dry with makeup on.

I just used up my normal face moisturizer and I am going to use lower SPF s/s samples I have as my moisturizer and then cover it with higher SPF sunscreen since it's summer and I need more protection.
 

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If an individual is indoors all day but in an office with many windows, is an SPF of 15 enough with a once a day app, or do some of you recommend something higher or a more frequent application?
 

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If an individual is indoors all day but in an office with many windows, is an SPF of 15 enough with a once a day app, or do some of you recommend something higher or a more frequent application?
For me personally, I will only wear SPF30 or higher regardless of being indoors, by windows, etc. I think if you are indoors applying your SPF once a day is enough. You need to re-apply it if you go outdoors, sweat, swim, etc.

Stick to a good SPF 30 and you really can't go wrong.
 
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